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November 27, 2012
ROBO SPACE
Study of risks to humankind proposed
Cambridge, England (UPI) Nov 26, 2012
British researchers say they want to create a Center for the Study of Existential Risk to analyze the ultimate risks to the future of mankind. The purpose of the center, they said, would be to consider risks to mankind's survival from biotech, nanotech, extreme climate change, nuclear war and runaway artificial intelligence, theregister.co.uk reported Monday. Artificial intelligence is a particular focus, researchers said, with concerns super-intelligent machines could someday be a dange ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

Researchers test novel power system for space travel
A team of researchers, including engineers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, has demonstrated a new concept for a reliable nuclear reactor that could be used on space flights. The research team r ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Who's Killing the Space Program?
This past August the U.S. landed a one-ton spacecraft on the surface of Mars. Sending a spacecraft to Mars is not unique in itself, since we have sent several exploration vehicles to the Red Planet ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Failure Of India's Big Rocket Project Is Symbolic Of Deep Structural Problems
The ongoing "Asia Pivot" by United States is rapidly changing the regional dynamics of the Indo - Pacific region, and nowhere is it more visible than the sphere of cooperation in defence and space r ... more
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LAUNCH PAD

Russian Briz-M puts US satellite into orbit
A Russian Briz-M upper stage has successfully put a US Ecostar-16 communication satellite into orbit. According to Roscosmos, this happened at 7:43 Moscow time this morning. A Proton-M carrie ... more


SPACE TRAVEL

Fly me to the universe
In the eye of Ouyang Ziyuan, Chinese will not only explore the moon and Mars, but the sun, Venus and Jupiter, as well. "I wish we could travel further away," said Ouyang, chief scientist of Ch ... more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

Secret mini-shuttle launch delayed
The U.S. Air Force says an investigation into engine trouble during a recent Delta rocket launch will delay the launch of its X-37B mini-shuttle. ... more
SPACEMART

EDRS space network ready to go ahead
The design of Europe's data relay satellite system - EDRS - has been completed and approved. This marks the moment when it moves ahead with a green light from its first customer, the Global Monitori ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US, Arab allies bomb IS jihadists in Syria

British PM to hold first direct talks with Iran's president since 1979

Damascus says was informed by US of air strikes on IS

China jails Uighur scholar for life for 'separatism': lawyer

Dead or alive? Rumours swirl again over Boko Haram leader

US says no 'trading' nuclear concessions for Iran help on IS

Pakistani Kashmiris want India border opened for flood relief

SPACEMART

Europe to invest 12 bln euros in a new space Odyssey
Member states of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Canada met in Naples, Italy, to determine the space agenda and the budget for the next five years. The discussed projects include ExoMars rover, ... more
GPS NEWS

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to boost the performance of more than 600 specialist vehicles used for waste management, street cleaning and highway maintenance with an innovative tracki ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Ukraine Presses Russia on Joint Space Launch Program
The implementation of a Russian-Ukrainian space launch program now depends on the Russian Defense Ministry, the head of the Ukrainian State Space Agency said on Friday. Yuriy Alekseyev said Uk ... more
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TECH SPACE

University of Glasgow and Clyde Space set to put brakes on space junk problem
Engineers at the University of Glasgow and Clyde Space Ltd have developed a practical solution to the increasing problem of space debris. Millions of pieces of 'space junk' are orbiting the Earth as ... more
SPACEMART

SES' Astra 2F Satellite Starts Operations
SES report that the ASTRA 2F satellite has successfully completed its in-orbit testing and is now fully operational and in commercial service at the orbital neighborhood of 28.2/28.5 degrees East. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
What set the Earth's plates in motion?

Arctic sea ice helps remove CO2 from the atmosphere

Artificial 'beaks' that collect water from fog: A drought solution?

Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fishes prevent freezing...and melting

Nile River monitoring influences North-East Africa's future

The future of global agriculture may include new land, fewer harvests

Indonesia faces challenging problems to quell ongoing forest fires

SPACE TRAVEL

At Helsinki's Slush, start-ups 'speed date' for financing
It's 10:00 am at Helsinki's Cable Factory and for Yan Shtefanets, a 23-year-old Russian student, the clock is ticking: he has two minutes to pitch his start-up to investors to secure much-needed financing. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korea rocket launch set for Nov 29
South Korea plans to go ahead with a delayed rocket launch on Thursday next week in its third bid in four years to put a satellite into orbit, officials said. ... more
SPACEMART

Defying money crunch, Europe sets new goals in space
Europe on Wednesday set its sights on a new rocket and a deeper involvement in the International Space Station (ISS) despite intense constraints on budgets. ... more
SPACEMART
University of Glasgow and Clyde Space set to put brakes on space junk problem

Systems engineering expertise leads to increased counterfire target acquisition radar capabilities

Raytheon achieves critical firsts for US Navy dual-band radar


SPACEMART
Lockheed Martin to Demonstrate Key Component of Tactical MilSat Communications System

The Skynet 5D secure telecom satellite is received in French Guiana for Arianespace's December Ariane 5 mission

Lockheed Martin Completes On Orbit Testing of Second AEHF Satellite


SPACEMART
Pleiades 1B is ready for integration in the payload "stack" for Arianespace's next Soyuz mission

Failure Of India's Big Rocket Project Is Symbolic Of Deep Structural Problems

Russian Briz-M puts US satellite into orbit


SPACEMART
East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle Tracking Solution

US Navy, Raytheon receive Pentagon engineering award for GPS-guided precision landing program

Researchers Use GPS Tracking to Monitor Crab Behavior

LAUNCH PAD

France, Germany compromise on Ariane launcher: minister
France and Germany have overcome differences on building a successor to the Ariane 5 rocket, French Science Minister Genevieve Fioraso said at a European space meeting here Wednesday. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

UK Secures Billion Pound Package For Space Investment
The UK Space Agency is set to invest 1.2 pounds in some of Europe's biggest and most lucrative space projects, providing the UK with increased leadership in a rapidly growing global sector and build ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Pleiades 1B is ready for integration in the payload "stack" for Arianespace's next Soyuz mission
The Pleiades 1B satellite passenger for Arianespace's fourth Soyuz flight from French Guiana is ready for integration into the medium-lift launcher's payload "stack" at the Spaceport. This dua ... more
SPACEMART

Germany consolidates its position in European space
On 20 and 21 November 2012, delegates from the 20 member states of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Canada met at the 'Mostra d'Oltremare' conference centre in Naples, Italy. The start of the ESA ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Magnetic fields make the excitons go 'round

New 'star' shaped molecule breakthrough

Penn research helps uncover mechanism behind solid-solid phase transitions

Uncovering the forbidden side of molecules

Chemical bond between a superheavy element and a carbon atom established

UChicago-Argonne National Lab team improves solar-cell efficiency

Britain's blockbuster nuclear deal to get EU nod

LAUNCH PAD

Mexsat Bicentenario is delivered to French Guiana for its December launch on Ariane 5

MISSILE DEFENSE

Israel reports success in new missile defence test

MISSILE NEWS

Hamas arsenal hit but rocket know-how intact

MISSILE DEFENSE

Israel tests new weapon, but gap remains

MISSILE NEWS

Turkey insists Patriots would be 'purely defensive'

MISSILE NEWS

India tests missile interceptor

MILTECH

Russia frees physicist convicted of spying for China

MISSILE NEWS

N. Korea preparing for missile launch

MISSILE DEFENSE

Russia warns Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles

MISSILE NEWS

South Korea deploys new cruise missiles: report

Systems engineering expertise leads to increased counterfire target acquisition radar capabilities

Lockheed Martin Delivers Three F-35Bs To The US Marine Corps

US Navy, Raytheon receive Pentagon engineering award for GPS-guided precision landing program

Raytheon achieves critical firsts for US Navy dual-band radar

F-35A Achieves Maximum High Angle Of Attack Limit In Four Flights

Boeing Adapts Innovative Training Technologies to FA-18E and F-15E

US Navy Selects Lockheed Martin to Modernize C-130T Aircraft

Dog noses inspire explosives detector

NATO to consider Turkey request for Patriots 'without delay'

Sandy costs top $42 bn in New York: governor

Researchers Use GPS Tracking to Monitor Crab Behavior

Transforming noise into mechanical energy at nanometric level

Spanish Scientists Design a Revolutionary Data Storage Device

Improving 3-D image capture in real time

Modeling the breaking points of metallic glasses

Putting more cores to work in server farms

New device hides, on cue, from infrared cameras

GE says 'Industrial Internet' could be worth trillions

CEOs: Global economy, social media risks

India, China firms sign deals despite political tensions

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